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Burn Victim Heading Home After 263 Days In The Hospital

After one of the longest stays in the history of Regions Hospital, an Oak Park Heights man is finally ready to go home.

07/02/2015

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Wis. Republicans Approve Limiting Public Access To Records

Nearly all records created by state and local elected officials would not be subject to the Wisconsin open records law under a sweeping surprise change Republicans have approved as an amendment to the state budget.

07/02/2015

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SD Could Be On Hook For Legal Fees In Gay Marriage Case

South Dakota could end up owing hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees to the private attorneys who fought the state’s ban on gay marriage unless a federal appeals court sides with the attorney general.

07/02/2015

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Police Seek Suspect In Brooklyn Park Shooting

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a shooting in Brooklyn Park left one man injured Thursday afternoon. The Brooklyn Park Police Department was called to a report of shots fired at about 4:45 p.m. near the area of 85th Avenue and Douglas Drive.

07/02/2015

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Reality Check: Gov. Mark Dayton Faces Criticism For Cabinet Raises

DFL Governor Mark Dayton is not backing down from criticism over huge pay hikes he gave his Cabinet. He says Minnesota’s top officials make less than other states. The two-term Democratic Governor says Minnesota’s top officials are underpaid.

07/02/2015

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An Architect Of Medical Marijuana Law Upset He Can’t Use It

A member of the governor’s own Task Force for Medical Cannabis Research says he’s not able to get medical marijuana.

07/02/2015

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8 Charged In Galleria Handbag Heist, Police Chase

Eight Chicago-area men were charged Thursday in connection with a dash-and-grab theft at the Galleria in Edina that turned into a police chase across the Twin Cities.

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St. Paul Man Dead By Stabbing; Girlfriend Suspected

A 30-year-old St. Paul man died of an apparent stab wound to the chest Thursday morning, his girlfriend suspected of killing him.

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Dispute Over Poker Chips Led To Fatal Coon Rapids Bar Shooting

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Coon Rapids shooting that left one man dead early Thursday morning. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 12:45 a.m. of a shooting at Willy’s Bar & Grill, located in the 2500 block of Coon Rapids Blvd NW.

07/02/2015

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App Uses Facial Recognition To Help Find Dogs

The Fourth of July may be fun for many of us, but it can be a scary weekend for dogs. More dogs go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year.

07/02/2015

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With Social Media Tease, Wisconsin’s Walker Jumps Into 2016

Aides to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker say the Republican is entering the crowded Republican race for president.

07/02/2015

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Jail On Hold For Actor Who Played Screech On ’90s Sitcom

Jail time is on hold for former “Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond while he appeals his sentence for an altercation at a Wisconsin bar.

07/02/2015

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Charges: Man Broke Into St. Paul Apartment, Sexually Assaulted Woman

A 27-year-old St. Paul man is accused of breaking into a St. Paul apartment and sexually assaulting a female victim last month, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court. Jacob Michael McKinley faces charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary and kidnapping, all felonies, in connection with the June 16 incident.

07/02/2015

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2 Separate Minnesota Salmonella Outbreaks Sicken 7 People

State officials say several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw.

07/02/2015

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Rare Coin Dealer Gets 6 Years For Defrauding Elderly

A Roseville rare coin dealer has been sentenced to six years in prison for defrauding elderly victims out of more than $700,000 worth of coins and cash.

07/02/2015

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Federal Gov’t To Step Up Bird Flu Monitoring This Fall

The federal government has announced plans to step up monitoring of wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.

07/02/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Dead In Carver County Motorcycle Crash

Two people were killed Wednesday night after a motorcycle lost control, left the roadway and hit a field approach in Dahlgren Township, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.

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Prince Removes His Music From Most Streaming Services

Without any explanation, Prince has removed his music from services such as Spotify and Rdio.

07/02/2015

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Bernie Sanders Returns To Minn. With Liberal Rallying Cry

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is rallying Minnesota voters with a call to band together to fix a “rigged economy.”

07/02/2015

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Twins Blog: The Future Is Now, Chapter 2

It’s official. Miguel Sano is a Minnesota Twin. The rumors started Wednesday after Kennys Vargas was demoted to Double-A Chattanooga. They were fueled when MLB.com reported that the corresponding move would be promotion of the prospect ranked second in the Twins system at the beginning of the year. And now the Twins have announced the promotion of Miguel Sano, who will likely make his Major League debut Thursday night in Kansas City.

07/02/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Prairie Dogs In Minneapolis

When Chef Craig Johnson turns on his meat grinder, he’s making sausages that truly reflect the Midwest. This week, DeRusha Eats at Prairie Dogs in Minneapolis.

07/02/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Heads To Breezy Point (Day 1)

For many, the Fourth of July is the peak of the summer season, and we’re taking that attitude to Breezy Point and the Cross Lake area this week on Goin’ to the Lake. WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/02/2015

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4 Things To Know: World Cup, Colbert & Aquatennial

Here are the four stories you need to know about for Thursday, July 2 as we move into the holiday weekend. They include a very surprising interview by Stephen Colbert, and something that might get a few air commuters hot under the collar.

07/02/2015

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Car Crashes Into Cow In Paynesville

Two teenage girls are recovering after their car crashed into a cow in Paynesville late Wednesday night. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department, at 11:58 p.m. officers received a call of a crash involving a car and a cow on County Road 33 just south of County Road 16 in Zion Township.

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Nolan In For Another Term In Congress

U. S. Rep. Rick Nolan plans to seek another term representing Minnesota’s 8th congressional district next year. The 71-year-old DFL congressman is in his fifth term in the House and his second representing the voters of northeastern and central Minnesota. Nolan narrowly defeated Mills Fleet Farm heir Stewart Mills in the swing district in November. A Republican candidate has not yet emerged.

07/02/2015

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Fourth Of July In Minneapolis: Red, White & Boom

Along the Mississippi this Fourth of July weekend, Minneapolis’ annual Red, White and Boom celebration is showing visitors a good time with a half marathon, live music, food vendors and fireworks.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Breezy Point Area

WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the Breezy Point and Cross Lake area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake City

WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams all headed to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

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WCCO Radio Wins Service To America Award

Staff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award.

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New Eats At Target Field

On Tuesday, April 7, Target Field unveiled some of the new foods available for the 2015 Twins season. Here are some of the highlights.

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